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Why are we asking where the hell is NBA Live again?

A month ago, EA Sports did something for NBA Live 19 that now seems ominous. It updated the game’s rosters to reflect all of the free agent moves that had gone through in the preceding three weeks. So, Kawhi Leonard is already on the Clippers, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant are on the Nets, Kemba…

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Looks like Superhot is coming to Switch

It appears as though Superhot is getting a stealth launch on Nintendo Switch, perhaps in two days. A dataminer noticed an update for the game — it hasn’t been announced yet — was uploaded on Friday, and an industry analyst hinted that it will be announced during Monday morning’s Nintendo Direct. SUPERHOT for Switch just…

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NBA 2K League opens development camp to boost women’s numbers

The NBA League will hold a development camp specifically for women next week, specifically to increase the number of women players in an esports series chided for the lack of them. The four-day camp begins on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at the NBA 2K League Studio in Queens. It brings 15 of the top women competing…

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Halo Infinite loses veteran creative director

Halo Infinite’s creative director was reassigned off that team, reports Kotaku, in a leadership shakeup coming about a year before the game’s planned launch. Tim Longo, who was creative director for 2015’s Halo 5: Guardians, was reassigned to another role within 343 Industries last week, and this week left the studio altogether. Microsoft confirmed the…

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Fallout 76’s Vault 94 opens next week. Here’s what’s in it.

Vault 94 is opening up in Fallout 76 on Tuesday, Aug. 20 (on Windows PC), and a preview from Bethesda Game Studios this week describes the game’s first Vault Raid. It’s an instanced event, meaning the only other human players you’ll find in there are the ones on your team. For that, “we recommend assembling…

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Apex Legends loot boxes for Iron Crown changed after community blowback

Earlier this week, Respawn launched the Iron Crown event in Apex Legends. The event introduced a handful of new skins to the game, but all of these cosmetics were locked behind a punishing and expensive loot box mechanic. The reaction from the Apex Legends community was nearly instantaneous, as fans voiced their concerns, feeling that…

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Destiny 2: Shadowkeep reduced player numbers, damage buff changes

After two full years of Destiny 2, some player powers have gotten a bit out of hand. Every expansion or season that goes by, it gets easier and easier to hit 999,999 damage on a once difficult enemy. Bungie is changing how damage buffs work in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, as well as the numbers players…

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Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes gets a PS4 & PC release date

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes has a launch date on PlayStation 4 and Windows PC: Oct. 17. The third game in Suda51’s eclectic series launched in January on Nintendo Switch. The sequel arrives nine years after No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle for the Wii. Travis Strikes Again varies from its predecessors in switching…

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Destiny 2 reworking PvP this fall, teasing Trials of Osiris return

Destiny franchise director Luke Smith spelled out major changes for Destiny 2: Shadowkeep’s player-versus-player modes in his final Director’s Cut blog post on Friday. Destiny 2’s multiplayer playlists are changing completely. Quickplay and Competitive are being replaced with more specific activities. The new Classic Mix playlist will thread players into different modes like Control, Clash,…

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Nintendo exchanging Switch consoles to new model with better battery

Nintendo is giving some Switch owners the option to trade in their recently purchased systems for the latest revision of the console that offers improved battery life. But the offer to upgrade to the latest model of the Nintendo Switch appears to be limited to customers who purchased the original version of the Switch on…

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